Stock market falls are normal and also profitable in the long term, the Norwegian Fund and Asset Management Association (VFF) has said in response to global stock market volatility of recent days. In a note published on its website (www.vff.no), the Association said that patience would reward those who can see beyond the stock market […]
Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has now announced the launch of three new Wealthbuilder Multi-Asset Funds aimed at individuals.
US index provider MSCI has confirmed the completion of a research mandate on behalf of Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), which assessed the uses of factor-based indices in large institutional portfolios.
Baring Asset Management (Barings) has announced the launch of a range of Hong Kong domiciled funds as of 2015, subject to regulatory approval.
When asked what is at the core of his selection process, Marcus Brookes, fund manager on the multi-manager team at Schroders, has no hesitation: “Asset allocation should always drive the fund selection process,” he says
BNY Mellon’s Real Return Fund celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a cautious outlook on the current recovery. In a press briefing held at BNY Mellon’s UK headquarters, Helena Morrissey, CEO (pictured), James Harris, investment manager, Peter Hensman, global strategist and Iain Stewart, investment leader, present their outlook for the next decade.
Fund flow data from a survey of 54 fund selectors suggests small oscillations, rather than a great rotation from bonds into equities, is occurring.
Trevor Greetham, manager at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, has discussed the positioning of his multi-asset funds in regards to the economic cycle.
Percival Stanion, head of the Multi Asset Team at Barings, has pointed to continued volatility through 2013 affecting asset choices.
The number of funds launching has climbed in recent weeks, including those in the areas of systematic investing, small cap, US equity, and China.
Asset management fees in alternatives have fallen due to supply and demand dynamics, according to a report by investment consulting firm Mercer.
Growth in cross-border distribution of funds has increased the need for investors in SRI funds to have a regional code of conduct to compare portfolios based in different countries, says Philippe Zaouati who heads a responsible investment unit at Natixis Asset Management.